Old Prague Christmas Market
11/30/2012 - 12/01/2012, 5:00pm
Czech Village area
Sixteenth Avenue SW between A and C Streets SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
For more than 30 years, the NCSML has celebrated Sv. Mikuláš (St. Nicholas) Day on the first week-end of December. To add to this festive celebration, the Old Prague Christmas Market presented by the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will be presented on Friday evening 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Old Prague Christmas Market is sponsored by GreatAmerica Financial Services.
Schedule of Events:
Friday, Nov. 30th, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4-8 p.m. Old Prague Christmas Market vendors open
5-7:30 p.m. Fire jugglers
6 p.m. Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa's Saxes
Saturday, Dec. 1st, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Old Prague Christmas Market vendors open
Free trolley rides begin
9 a.m.-Noon & 1- 4p.m. Horse-drawn wagon rides
9 a.m. Fresh baked koláče by the Museum Guild
10 & Noon Storyteller
10 a.m.-Noon Holiday Brunch with Svatý Mikuláš, Anděl a Čert.Adults $8, children $5. Reservations required
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2:30-5 p.m. Papa Balloon
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ornament personalization available
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Live camel & reindeer with sleigh
11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Curator-guided tour of Alphonse Mucha: Inspirations of Art Nouveau, free with paid admission to the galleries
1-1:30 p.m. Performance by Světlušky, Youth Czech Folk Ensemble; Svatý Mikuláš, Anděl a Čert arrival & Main Street District Holiday Window Contest winner announced
1-3 p.m. Christmas at Babi's House- interactive Czech & Slovak Christmas traditions
1:30-2:30 p.m. Svatý Mikuláš, Anděl a Čert tour Czech Village
3-4 p.m. Svatý Mikuláš, Anděl a Čert greet children
Phone : 319-362-8500
Cost : Free